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Gene: Apoc2 (apolipoprotein C2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Apoc2
Name: apolipoprotein C2
Description: Predicted to have several functions, including enzyme regulator activity; identical protein binding activity; and phospholipase binding activity. Involved in lipoprotein transport and response to drug. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including low-density lipoprotein particle; spherical high-density lipoprotein particle; and triglyceride-rich plasma lipoprotein particle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in familial apolipoprotein C-II deficiency; familial hyperlipidemia; and multiple sclerosis. Orthologous to human APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2); PARTICIPATES IN altered lipoprotein metabolic pathway; lipoprotein metabolic pathway; INTERACTS WITH (+)-schisandrin B; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; acetamide.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: apolipoprotein C-II; LOC292697; RGD1560725; similar to Apolipoprotein C2
Homo sapiens (human) : APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Apoc2 (apolipoprotein C-II)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Apoc2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Apoc2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : APOC2 (apolipoprotein C2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Apoc2 (apolipoprotein C2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0180,589,023 - 80,593,991 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl180,589,023 - 80,594,136 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0181,854,610 - 81,859,580 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4178,979,034 - 78,984,002 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
Celera173,788,729 - 73,793,701 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q21NCBI
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Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2135
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-06-09
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.